All About Japan

Knights vs. Samurai—in Real Life!

Ever wondered who would win in a fight of knights versus samurai? At the Japan Armored Battle League, you can finally find out!

Take Your Date Chocolate Mining

Want to find the perfect way to spend Valentine's Day this year? How about mining for chocolate in Isetan's Shinjuku department store?

The Art of Emoji

Artist Shinjii Murakami has taken the modern emoji pictogram as the inspiration for an exhibition in New York.

Discover the Balance of Japanese Cuisine

During Ichiju-Sansai Week at Georgetown University, students can taste from a Japanese menu developed by the Japanese master chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Rent an Island for a Day

For about as much as a month's rent in Tokyo, you can reserve an island for a day off the coast of Kanagawa Prefecture.

Molecular Structure of Glass, Done in Glass

A Japanese design firm has recreated the molecular structure of glass—magnified one billion times—out of 5,000 pieces of glass.

Bacon Ice Cream & Photographer Yoshiyuki Oku

Check out eccentric photographer Yoshiyuki Okayama's must-see exhibition, 'Bacon Ice Cream' in Shibuya!

5 Top Tokyo Club Events for Valentine's 2016

Whether you're looking for someone or looking for a way to spend Valentine's with that special someone, here are some hot tips for Tokyo's nightlife scene!

'Blossom Blast' Celebrates Female Artists

Don't get this confused with flower power! Blossom Blast is an exhibition celebrating Japanese female artists based in Japan.

Get Sweets & Tea at The Wonder 500™ in NY!

As you check out an incredible selection of 500 fascinating products from Japan, taste some fantastic Japanese sweets and tea absolutely free!

All Aboard Tokyo's Love Train!

If you're dying to board this love train, don't wait to schedule a date with your Valentine, because this event ends March 13!

Wall Art Doubles as a Light-Emitting Lantern

Is it a lantern? Is it a photo of a lantern? Is it wall art? Well, it’s all of the above. And it’s the latest innovation from the mind-bending design duo YOY!

Logo Designs Revealed for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Now's your chance to voice your opinion on the designs that have been shortlisted to represent Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games!

Tokyo Toy Show: A Toy Lover's Paradise

From adorable characters and video games to unique plushies and robots, Japan is a great place to visit for both the young and young at heart. The International Tokyo Toy Show may well be the ultimate embodiment of this youthful spirit.

Pompompurin Takes Over Shinjuku Station!

The adorable half dog, half flan Sanrio character, Pompompurin, is making commuters' lives a little more cheerful at Shinjuku station.

The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City

A truly 'wondrous' exhibition in the Big Apple!

Michelin-Starred Chef on Ichiju-Sansai

Michelin-starred chef David Bouley presented a seminar on 'ichiju-sansai' to 20 chefs from Aramark Corporation, one of the largest food service providers for educational institutions in the U.S.

Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms

Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.

Ginormous Anime Snow Sculptures

It seems the 2016 Sapporo Snow Festival has some larger-than-life anime characters in store!

The GazettE Invades North & South America

Japanese hard-rock, visual-kei band The GazettE will be playing New York, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Dallas, Toronto and more from April 15 to May 5, 2016.

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